Following the first commencement in 1858, alumni would gather on the Pacific campus in Santa Clara and San Jose every year in June to celebrate the achievements of that year's graduates. Returning alumni looked forward to gleaning words of wisdom from the commencement speaker (often the University president), talking with faculty and administrators, and generally celebrating everything Pacific.

In June 1873, alumni organized themselves into a formal organization known as the Pacific Alumni Association and elected Annis Merrill, Class of 1861, as the Association Secretary. Alumni carried the Pacific tradition of holding reunions in June into the 1900s. Today, we hold most reunions during Homecoming & Family Weekend every October.

Now, more than 150 years after the founding of the Association, the tradition of alumni gathering to celebrate Pacific continues stronger than ever.

Homecoming and Family Weekend

Alumni, parents and families are invited to be a part of Pacific history at Homecoming and Family Weekend, October 11-13, 2024, as we celebrate 100-years of Pacific in the Central Valley. 


  • Water Polo
  • Benerd College
  • CIP
  • Class years ending in "4" and "9"
  • Delta Sigma Pi
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Kappa Alpha Theta
  • Kilusan/Filipino
  • Omega Phi Alpha/Delta Upsilon
  • Phi Delta Chi
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon

To plan something special for your reunion group or to receive updates and additional information, send your contact information to

Check back for updates and registration, which will begin in August 2024.

50th reunion
50th Reunion
Class of 1975

We are exceptionally eager to welcome the Class of 1975 back to University of the Pacific for your 50th reunion on May 9-10, 2025! Your golden reunion is an opportunity to gather together as Tigers and reminisce about your time at Pacific.